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Law, Cognition, & Decisionmaking eJournal

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2 Jan 1997 through 20 Feb 2017

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1 19,320 Underwater and Not Walking Away: Shame, Fear and the Social Management of the Housing Crisis
Brent T. White
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Oct 2009
Last Revised: 9 May 2015
2 16,973 Motivated Numeracy and Enlightened Self-Government
Dan M. Kahan, Ellen Peters, Erica Cantrell Dawson and Paul Slovic
Yale University - Law School, Ohio State University - Psychology Department, Cornell University and Decision Research
Date posted to database: 8 Sep 2013
Last Revised: 1 Nov 2016
3 15,109 The Storrs Lectures: Behavioral Economics and Paternalism
Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Dec 2012
Last Revised: 8 Dec 2012
4 12,335 Cultural Cognition of Scientific Consensus
Dan M. Kahan, Hank Jenkins-Smith and Donald Braman
Yale University - Law School, University of Oklahoma and George Washington University - Law School
Date posted to database: 8 Feb 2010
Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
5 10,555 Social Privacy in Networked Publics: Teens’ Attitudes, Practices, and Strategies
danah boyd and Alice E. Marwick
Data & Society Research Institute and Fordham University, Communication and Media Studies
Date posted to database: 10 Sep 2011
Last Revised: 3 Jan 2013
6 9,683 The Tragedy of the Risk-Perception Commons: Culture Conflict, Rationality Conflict, and Climate Change
Dan M. Kahan, Maggie Wittlin, Ellen Peters, Paul Slovic, Lisa Larrimore Ouellette, Donald Braman and Gregory N. Mandel
Yale University - Law School, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law, Ohio State University - Psychology Department, Decision Research, Stanford Law School, George Washington University - Law School and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Jun 2011
Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
7 5,694 Climate-Science Communication and the Measurement Problem
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 18 Apr 2015
8 5,347 Digital Market Manipulation
Ryan Calo
University of Washington - School of Law
Date posted to database: 16 Aug 2013
Last Revised: 5 Oct 2014
9 4,314 Warning: Physics Envy May be Hazardous to Your Wealth!
Andrew W. Lo and Mark T. Mueller
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Theoretical Physics
Date posted to database: 5 Mar 2010
Last Revised: 15 Mar 2010
10 3,912 Historical Simulations - Motivational, Ethical and Legal Issues
Peter Jenkins
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Date posted to database: 11 Sep 2006
Last Revised: 30 Aug 2014

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22 Dec 2016 through 20 Feb 2017

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1 337 Law and Moral Dilemmas
Bert I. Huang
Columbia Law School
Date posted to database: 9 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 12 Jan 2017
2 317 Beyond Learning Objectives: A Taxonomy to Maximize Outcomes
Hillary Burgess
Charlotte School of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 20 Jan 2017
3 125 Can Practicing Mindfulness Improve Lawyer Decision-Making, Ethics, and Leadership?
Peter H. Huang
University of Colorado Law School
Date posted to database: 31 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 2 Feb 2017
4 116 When Interviewing Children: A Review and Update
Karen J. Saywitz, Thomas D. Lyon and Gail S. Goodman
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), University of Southern California - Gould School of Law and University of California, Davis
Date posted to database: 5 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 12 Jan 2017
5 116 Do Americans Really Save Too Little and Should We Nudge Them to Save More? The Ethics of Nudging Retirement Savings
Todd J. Zywicki
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Date posted to database: 23 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 28 Jan 2017
6 88 Is Cost-Benefit Analysis a Foreign Language?
Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 6 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 13 Jan 2017
7 67 Spatial Language, Question Type, and Young Children's Ability to Describe Clothing: Legal and Developmental Implications
Stacia N. Stolzenberg, Kelly McWilliams and Thomas D. Lyon
Arizona State University (ASU) - School of Criminology & Criminal Justice, USC Gould School of Law and University of Southern California - Gould School of Law
Date posted to database: 5 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 13 Jan 2017
8 66 Innovate or Borrow?: A Model for Regulating Sequential Innovation
Christopher Buccafusco and Christopher Jon Sprigman
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and New York University School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 7 Feb 2017
9 66 Learning and the Law: Improving Behavioral Regulation from an International and Comparative Perspective
Georgios Dimitropoulos and Philipp Hacker
Hamad Bin Khalifa University and European University Institute
Date posted to database: 29 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 9 Feb 2017
10 62 Courting Failure: When are International Criminal Courts Likely to Be Believed by Local Audiences?
Marko Milanovic
University of Nottingham School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 24 Dec 2016





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